Author Archive | Stan

Trial Run of GroupMe for Messaging and Scheduling

Folk, I’d like to try using GroupMe for a couple of weeks for all communication and scheduling for the Thursday Night Dice group. If we have a good experience, we’ll then try it out with the Saturday Night Dice group. If we all still like it after a month, we’ll consider switching over from Meetup […]

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PAX Unplugged 2017 Recap

I’m fresh back from PAX Unplugged! Here some highlights. I also have a few dozen additional photos related to the below you can check out. Roll20 Gang In Nov. 2012, I joined a game group that a guy named Nathan was setting up to test drive D&D Next. The group has been gaming together each […]

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Rebasing Techniques for MechWarrior Clix Figures

Thought I’d pull together notes along with photos to show my technique for rebasing MechWarrior minatures (which had a Heroclix style dial-base). I have some custom Mecha wargame rules I’m working on, and the clix dials annoyed me since aesthetics are a big part of wargaming in my opinion. Step 1: Rebasing and Creating Basing […]

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Redmark Session 22: The Battle with the Squid-headed Monster

Dates TBD, Third Age 1331 Ash wakes and recounts a dream of being tossed overboard, only to be rescued by mermaids of some kind. With that on his mind, the group continues on their way. Lalago is seen with a thin old man named Snick via Quintos’s scrying. The previous attempt to scry for Lalago […]

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Redmark Session 21: A Heroes Welcome & Bad Squid

March 20-21, Third Age 1331 Finally arriving on the main island, the party sticks to it’s water walking rock star entrance routine(mostly due to Marcus’ insistence) and walks right into a welcoming party ambush led by non other than King Pa-hu-ack, himself. It turns out that the parties reputation for unbelievably legendary heroism preceded them. […]

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Fata Nonum Post-game Recap: Scylurus

Scylurus Sukuda – the Mongolian / Roman soldier He left the legion to wander the new land of Redmark, bringing several soldiers with him as he sought independence and a new life. The amassed group headed west and after some months of travel wound up collecting a sizable group of creatures of various races…though no […]

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Kings of War Historical

So many wargames, so little time… I visited Texas Toy Soldier, a hobby store in Carrolton dedicated to miniatures games. Great store! I was surprised to see such a huge section dedicated to a game called Kings of War. I’ve heard of Kings of War, but had no idea it had such a following. Apparently, […]

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Kings of War Fantasy Wargame Rules

Kings of War is an interesting fantasy wargame written by the authors of Warhammer. It is reported to be simpler and faster that Warhammer Fantasy. There is also a Kings of War tournament in November 2017 in San Antonio. Kings of War is a fast-play fantasy miniature game by Mantic Games which can play in an hour). […]

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Regional Conventions and Groups for Historical Wargames

Although Warhammer and Warmachine have a sizable presence at conventions and local stores, interest in Historical Miniatures gaming is also fairly active, although typically seen at different venues. I created a page which has an overview of the various groups and cons in the region which feature Historical Miniatures Wargames. Check it out!

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